Rock's strangest and scariest costumes
Beatles "Butcher" cover
In 1966, at the pinnacle of the Beatles' career, Capitol Records released a compilation of leftover songs spliced from the boys' previous three albums, entitled "Yesterday and Today." The cover featured the Fab Four, smiling sadistically in butcher aprons, covered in dismembered baby doll parts and raw meat chunks a shocking contrast to the boys' squeaky clean, innocent image.
After the press, looking in horror at their advance copies, complained about the disturbing imagery, Capitol covered the remaining albums with a file photo of the boys smiling angelically around an antique trunk. Yet fans soon discovered that these facades could be steamed off to reveal the deliciously demented original.